[Mailman-Users] help re: web_page_url and virtual hosts

Richard Barrett r.barrett at ftel.co.uk
Fri Nov 14 15:10:54 CET 2003

On Friday, November 14, 2003, at 02:00  pm, 
mailman-users at davefisher.co.uk wrote:

> Please forgive me if I have missed some obvious documentation, but I'm
> having some difficulty getting mailman to co-operate in the use of
> virtual hosts.
> I've read Nigel Metherigham's Exim-Mailman howto and added his 
> suggested
> code to my exim.conf file.  List mail is definitely being delivered to
> the correct domains.
> Unfortunately, all the message components that contain the web_page_url
> string variable have it evaluating to one domain name (usually the 
> wrong
> one) even though components using host_name evaluate to each list's
> correct domain.

This FAQ entry my be of use:


> Apache is serving all the list web pages on all the domains it hosts,
> instead of limiting each list to its appropriate domain.
> The most immediate thing I need to know, is where I can definitively 
> set
> the default value, and the per list values, for web_page_url.
> I am using Debian, which has basic configs in /etc/mailman/mm_cfg.py 
> and
> that imports Defaults (I am guessing from
> /usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/Defaults.py)
> I've changed the values of DEFAULT_URL and DEFAULT_URL_HOST in
> mm_cfg.py, and restarted mailman, but it still spews out the old 
> default
> domain for web_page_url on all lists.
> I have read the comments in Defaults.py about virtual domains, but am 
> no
> wiser about what variables I should change or how I should change them
> to get virtual domains to work properly.
> These problems seem to lie with mailman per se, and the variables it
> passes, rather than with Apache or Exim.
> Dave

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